• While CYP2E1 itself carries out a relatively low number of these reactions (~4% of known P450-mediated drug oxidations), it and related enzymes CYP1A2 and CYP3A4 are responsible for the breakdown of a large number of toxic environmental chemicals and carcinogens that enter the body, in addition to basic metabolic reactions such as fatty acid oxidations. (wikipedia.org)
  • The occurring problems from EPPPs are in parallel explained under environmental impact of pharmaceuticals and personal care products (PPCP). (wikipedia.org)
  • Rapid, portable, and cost-effective measurement systems for trace contaminants in groundwater and other environmental media would thus enhance contaminant detection and cleanup. (wikipedia.org)
  • In these fields, turbulent diffusion acts as an excellent process for quickly reducing the concentrations of a species in a fluid or environment, in cases where this is needed for rapid mixing during processing, or rapid pollutant or contaminant reduction for safety. (wikipedia.org)
  • Waldbott is noted for his fundamental research on human anaphylaxis and penicillin shock, allergy-induced respiratory problems, and later in his career, the health impact of air pollutants. (wikipedia.org)
  • Out of 31 patent assignees, the United States Secretary of Agriculture obtained maximum patents followed by Exxon Research and Engineering Co. Comparison among technological groups indicated that maximum patents (33%) were associated with technologies for reclamation of contaminated soil followed by wastewater and sewage treatment technologies (22%) and use of micro-organisms (20%) natural as well as genetically engineered for bioremediation of environmental pollutants. (omicsonline.org)
  • however, little is known on the toxicological relevance of the mucus/pollutant interplay, even though mucus is increasingly recognized as essential in gut homeostasis. (mdpi.com)
  • The term "environmental", as used by cancer researchers, refers to everything outside the body that interacts with humans. (wikipedia.org)
  • In a new mouse study, Michigan Medicine researchers probed the relationship between these two factors: the HLA gene and environmental pollutants. (eurekalert.org)
  • Sporadic cancers likely result from the complex interplay between the expression of low penetrance gene(s) (risk variants) and environmental factors. (wikipedia.org)
  • One of the major problems which the world is facing today is the growing threat of pollutants in our environment. (weconserve.ca)
  • In 1991, the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services, Louis Wade Sullivan, called lead the "number one environmental threat to the health of children in the United States. (wikipedia.org)
  • Biosensors are poised to make a large impact in environmental, food, and biomedical applications, as they clearly offer advantages over standard analytical methods, including minimal sample preparation and handling, real-time detection, rapid detection of analytes, and the ability to be used by non-skilled personnel. (platekompaniet.no)
  • In the book, distinguished researchers from around the world show how portable and handheld nanosensors, such as dynamic DNA and protein arrays, enable rapid and accurate detection of environmental pollutants and pathogens. (platekompaniet.no)
  • Covering numerous applications of biosensors used in food and the environment, Portable Biosensing of Food Toxicants and Environmental Pollutants presents basic knowledge on biosensor technology at a postgraduate level and explores the latest advances in chemical sensor technology for researchers. (platekompaniet.no)
  • Patent analysis of bioremediation could assist the scientists, stakeholders (technologists, business leaders, attorneys, etc.), policy planners and researchers to access technology updates, develop new process and product, plan future research strategies and take key decisions for developing R&D investment plans for more economic and environmental gain. (omicsonline.org)
  • The term "environmental", as used by cancer researchers, means any risk factor that is not genetically inherited. (wikipedia.org)
  • As early as the late 1980s researchers had known that some methylotrophs possess enzymes such as dichloromethane dehalogenase, or methane monooxygenase (MMO), which degrade various environmental pollutants (i.e.: alkanes, alkenes, and mono- and poly-substituted aromatic compounds). (wikipedia.org)
  • There's scientific proof that pollutants such as ozone, car exhaust, industrial gases, mould and bacteria affect everyone to some degree. (canadianliving.com)
  • USA], Sep 14 (ANI): Certain environmental pollutants, according to a study, may be the reason for deteriorating kidney health in individuals. (sify.com)
  • This work was supported by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (Grant R21ES024428), the National Institute of General Medical Sciences (Grant R01GM088560), and the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (Grants R01AR059085, R61AR073014, and T32AR07080). (eurekalert.org)
  • As a policy analyst and community advocate, the focus of her work has been on sustainability and environmental health, with Indian tribes, local governments and the community at large. (healthyyouradio.com)
  • Environmental Health Perspectives. (wikipedia.org)
  • Meanwhile, in recent years, there has been a growing interest in the relationship between rheumatoid arthritis and environmental factors, such as cigarette smoking. (eurekalert.org)
  • Additional regulations regarding lead abatement, testing and related issues have been issued by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). (wikipedia.org)